Duckwall Mountain Lookout
US 1190, CA 121

Photo courtesy of Bill Luedeke

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1190, CA 121 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered April 24, 2017
Nominated by Bill Luedeke
Location Stanislaus National Forest
Tuolumne County, California
Coordinates N 37° 58.121' W 120° 07.189' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 58' 07" W 120° 07' 11"
N 37.968690° W 120.119821°
Elevation 5,835 ft (1,779 m)
Built 1935
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


This 100' steel tower with a 7'x7' cab was built by CCC workers in 1935. A BC-2 residence, still in use, is located next to the tower. The lookout is still used during emergencies.


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